LONDON - Claims of collusion over the outcome of the European Grand Prix when Jacques Villeneuve clinched the world title may spill over into the Michael Schumacher disciplinary hearing on Tuesday. Villeneuve's Williams team has denied a controversial front-page lead story by the London Times, based on the disclosure of tapes, that Williams and the McLaren team combined to influence the result.
MOSCOW - Result in the final of the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding): 1-Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Russia) beat 2-Petr Korda (Czech Republic) 7-6 (7-2) 6-4.
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Top-seeded Rodney Eyles of Australia combined lightning quickness and daring shot-making to beat Peter Nicol of Scotland to win the men's world open squash championship on Sunday. Eyles, ranked fourth in the world, overcame Nicol, ranked number two in both the tournament and the world, 15-11 15-12 15-12.
SYDNEY - Australian fly-half David Knox may miss the Wallabies' two-match tour of Britain after injuring himself during the team's shock loss to Argentina, Australian media reported on Sunday. Knox, 34, badly dislocated a finger in the closing stages of Australia's 18-16 defeat in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
JOHANNESBURG - South African international goalkeeper Andre Arendse has put club before country and pulled out of the squad to face Germany in a friendly on Saturday. Instead of travelling to Duesseldorf with the South African squad, Arendse will play for his English second division club Fulham in their F.A. Cup first round tie against non-league Margate.
LAS VEGAS - Evander Holyfield knocked down Michael Moorer five times and won the International Boxing Federation heavyweight championship when the referee stopped the fight at the end of the eighth round on Saturday. Holyfield, who avenged a loss to Moorer in 1994, also retained his World Boxing Association crown and now holds two thirds of boxing's major heavyweight titles.
CLEVELAND - Steve Smith assured Atlanta of its best start in franchise history by scoring all nine of his team's points in overtime as the Hawks improved to 6-0 with a 99-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Atlanta led 90-85 with 29 seconds left, but Danny Ferry's three-pointer with 19 seconds to go sent the game to overtime.
TORONTO - Nikolai Khabibulin turned aside 25 shots to record his first shutout of the season and Keith Tkachuk scored twice as the Phoenix Coyotes blanked the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 on Saturday. Khabibulin stopped six shots in the first period and five in the second before standing up to a 14-shot barrage in the final period for his 10th career shutout.
BRUSSELS - Belgium coach Georges Leekens named a tried and trusted squad on Sunday for Saturday's second leg of the World Cup European zone play-off against Ireland in Brussels. Fiorentina striker Luis Oliveira returns after being suspended for the first leg, which ended 1-1.
BRISBANE, Australia - Shane Warne gave Australia a slight advantage over a resolute New Zealand with a four-wicket haul on the third day of the first test on Sunday. The leg-spinner toiled for 42 overs on a placid Gabba wicket for his reward, helping Australia to gain a slender lead of 24 runs on first innings.